5 Social Media Strategies for Non-Profits

Career Realism

More than 70 percent of non-profit organizations expect to develop social media strategies in 2012, according to a survey conducted by Charity Dynamics, a consulting service for non-profits. These organizations recognize the power of targeted social media outreach when it comes to increasing awareness, finding new donors, and converting one-time donors into repeat donors. Social media platforms are free to use, but leveraging their power takes time.

3 LinkedIn Profile Setting Secrets for the Job Seeker

Workology

**This is a guest post written by Joshua Waldman author of “Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies.” Why are we even talking about social media in the context of job search ? Recruiters are using social media and recruiting to find talent. In fact, several surveys in the last few years point to a very high percentage organizations recruiting through social media. For the Passive Search: Bigger Social Network IS Better.

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3 LinkedIn Profile Setting Secrets for the Job Seeker

Workology

**This is a guest post written by Joshua Waldman author of “Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies.” Why are we even talking about social media in the context of job search ? Recruiters are using social media and recruiting to find talent. In fact, several surveys in the last few years point to a very high percentage organizations recruiting through social media. For the Passive Search: Bigger Social Network IS Better.

2011 116

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area. Web 2.0/Digital-Social Media/Tech Visionary ? Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ~ Blogging about Social Media, Recruiting, Networking and Job Search Tips & Tricks… Pay It Forward! Career Advice College Graduates For Recruiters Human Resource News Job Market Social Media Success Stories linkedin resumebear

2011 196

Explore Career Options Using LinkedIn’s New Field of Study Explorer, Especially Liberal Arts Majors

Career Key

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has a great one as does Kansas State University. Career Change career exploration career information Career Tips College Major LinkedIn Parents Social Media The new LinkedIn Field of Study Explorer is most valuable to students and parents as a tool for exploring possible career options for a particular college major.

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Using LinkedIn Alumni to Explore Careers and Majors

Career Key

So although I didn’t graduate from North Carolina State University, I can still see what their graduates studied or majored in, their skills, the types of work they do, and where they work. I chose “Social Sciences”. Notice that the study choices can be broad (like social sciences, which includes economics and sociology) or specific, like chemical engineering. Career Tips Social Media College Major College Counseling career information Career Change career exploratio

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ResumeBear Picks The 20 Most Legendary College Bars

Resume Bear

He’s Not Here has been serving the University of North Carolina for about 40 years. Work Humor comic facebook jobs linkedin Online Resume resume resumebear Social Media twitterJust about every school has one: a long-standing college bar steeped in history and, most often, cheap beer. It is in these bars that traditions are made, legendary stories are created and shared, and good times are remembered.

Home Safety Tips for the Digital Age

Ms. Career Girl

A study by the University of North Carolina on 422 burglars found security cameras are the most effective way to scare burglars away. For instance, if you post images on social media and enable your location, strangers could easily find your home.

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Link Your Social Networks

Career Realism

Keeping different social networks separate (not allowing much crossover between them) is one way to protect yourself from some of these threats. Social Media Fatigue. Even if you don’t use the same, or similar, user names and passwords across your social networks (something a lot of people do), sharing information across different networks invites phishing, which could lead to a wide variety of problems. Social network link image from Shutterstock.

How to Harness the Power of Positive Thinking During Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

I begin most resume writing projects with a get-to-know-you phone call with a prospective client. It is during this call that I always ask this question: “What are you doing now and what are you hoping to transition into?”.

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Are You Addicted To Selfies? Take The Quiz!

Ms. Career Girl

The APA defines it as: “the obsessive compulsive desire to take photos of one’s self and post them on social media as a way to make up for the lack of self-esteem and to fill a gap in intimacy.”. Some people who post selfies are seeking attention, positive feedback and social validation. This will help you evaluate whether you are overusing selfies to self-medicate bad moods or anxiety, trying to satisfy the need for social connection, or just avoiding getting your work done.

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Building Business Within a Community

Water Cooler Wisdom

I asked three local business owners how they reinforce the strong community ties that can ultimately lead to more sales: James DiSabatino, owner of  Roxy’s Grilled Cheese  in Boston; Cheryl Munoz, co-owner of  Sugar Beet Food Co-op  in Chicago; and Janet Schultz, owner of Blue-J Eco-Friendly Small Office Cleaning  in North Carolina.  We didn't have any money for promotion, so we relied strictly on social media to help spread the word.

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How Jeep Therapy Helped Me Get Through My Silent Struggle

Ms. Career Girl

After starting my blog I realized I needed social media to help promote my blog. New to the social media scene I didn’t realize what was coming down the pike. Jeepers on social media are a different breed. I found one of those groups out of the Carolinas. They invited me to their Spring Uwharrie Invasion weekend in the Uwharrie National Forest in North Carolina. The Perfect Storm hit me out of nowhere about eight years ago.

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5 Tips to Creating a Great Professional Blog

Career Realism

Use social media. Successful bloggers use social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn to engage with new and repeat readers. Create profiles for your blog on social media websites and share a link each time you publish a post. Promote your blog by consistently using it as your user name on social media platforms. Include standard icons on your blog that provide readers with quick access to your social media profiles.

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The Power of Community Outreach

Water Cooler Wisdom

OPEN Forum asked three local business owners how they reinforce the strong community ties that can ultimately lead to more sales: James DiSabatino, owner of Roxy’s Grilled Cheese in Boston; Cheryl Munoz, co-owner of Sugar Beet Food Co-op in Chicago; and Janet Schultz, owner of Blue-J Eco-Friendly Small Office Cleaning in North Carolina.  We didn't have any money for promotion, so we relied strictly on social media to help spread the word.

How To Find a Job Before The Job Description is Written

Resume Bear

Food for thought, check out the news stories below: 100+ Jobs pending in Cary, North Carolina To support its new $500 million, 5-year strategic engagement with Merck & Co., IT-services firm HCL Americas will be adding at least 100 new positions at its services-delivery center in Cary, North Carolina.

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5 Must-Read Marketing Books

Career Realism

The NOW Revolution : 7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster , Smarter and More Social by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund. Instead of simply describing how to graft social media onto an existing marketing strategy, authors Baer and Naslund focus on changing organizations to respond more quickly to new developments. Social Media and Public Relations : Eight New Practices for the PR Professional by Deirdre Breakenridge.

The Hidden Jobs Report

Resume Bear

Chicago) 9.3.10 – Celgard, a supplier of microporous separators used in lithium ion batteries, began construction yesterday on a manufacturing plant in Concord, North Carolina’s International Business Park. ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips The Hidden Jobs Report 21.

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The Hidden Jobs Report | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Chicago) 9.3.10 – Celgard, a supplier of microporous separators used in lithium ion batteries, began construction yesterday on a manufacturing plant in Concord, North Carolina’s International Business Park. ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips The Hidden Jobs Report 21.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Go To Grad School

Career Realism

Especially with the ubiquitous nature of social media and the Internet, your “brand” being elevated with the addition of a graduate degree is a huge boon. This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor -an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver one the top MBA programs online, in the world.

Expect The Unexpected: Harrison Kratz shares details of his journey

Corn on the Job

Harrison Kratz is the Community Manager for MBA@UNC, a top online MBA program from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He sticks to his entrepreneurial roots as the founder of the global social good campaign, Tweet Drive. It’s crazy to think that in those 20 months I’ve gone from a naïve student entrepreneur to the organizer of a global charity campaign, to as the Community Manager for the MBA@UNC, the online MBA program at the University of North Carolina.

5 Reasons Why Every Office Needs Nap Time

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which provides an online MPA degree. Working long, tiring hours with little rest and relaxation almost seems like an American pastime.

5 Tips for Establishing Yourself in the Office

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver their accredited MBA program online. In order to succeed in the workplace , you need to know how to bring your ideas to fruition.

5 Job Search Tips for Landing a Position Abroad

Career Realism

Research the job prospects in your country of choice and meet professionals in your field by reading blogs and following up on social networking sites like LinkedIn and Twitter. Are you about to enter the job market from college and nurturing a dream of working abroad? Your dream may be more attainable than you think. Thousands of recent college graduates (as well as many working professionals) are finding short and long-term job opportunities abroad.

How to Balance Grad School With a Full-Time Job

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver one of the top online MBA programs in the world. As anyone with a full-time job knows, a 40-hour (or more) work week can be very demanding.

MPA vs. MBA Programs: Which is Right for You?

Career Realism

The mission of these organizations is to serve humanity and improve the social condition. In the end, MBA programs concentrate on the economic market while MPA programs are concerned with working towards social solutions. Because both a Master of Public Administration ( MPA ) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focus on organizational management, students who want to work in the public sector are sometimes unsure about which professional degree to choose.

5 Tips To Better Project Management

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver one the only online MBA programs in the top-20 of all the major MBA rankings lists.

5 Resume Tips for Applying to Non-Profits

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media and Outreach Coordinator, Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor – an education-technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s masters of public administration.

5 Benefits of Working for the Federal Government

Career Realism

Under both plans, retired employees receive an annuity, complemented by Social Security benefits and participation in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), which offers 401(k)-type investment options. Logan Harper is the social media outreach coordinator for the online MPA degree program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Government – one of the top MPA programs in the U.S.

Transferring Military Skills To The Civilian Workforce

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which provides online masters of public administration programs. Many military veterans underestimate their skills when they try to transition into the civilian world.

Men’s Fashion: Tips on Staying Cool in the Workplace

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver a program with a top-20 MBA ranking , online. One of the main problems with professional dress codes is that they are not always mindful of workplace conditions.

Careers In Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Career Realism

The website Investopedia defines Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR ) as: “Corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for the company’s effects on the environment and impact on social welfare.” Therefore, if your idea of a great business achievement is laying off 10,000 people so your company’s EPS (earnings per share) jumps one-eighth of one cent, then a career in Corporate Social Responsibility is not for you.

6 Tips to Keep Office Morale High After the Summer

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver a one of the top online MBA degrees. The end of the summer always seems anticlimactic. No more beach vacations, barbecues, or longer daylight hours.

Should Your Consider A Career In Parks And Recreation?

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which provides an Masters in Public Administration , MPA@UNC. When most people think of parks and recreation , they think of enjoying the outdoors, as well as other recreational experiences.

5 Step Roadmap To A Career In Transportation Management

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which provides an online public administration degree. Some of the best career opportunities in transportation management are with government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Transportation.

How to Discuss Politics at a Dinner Party

Career Realism

Like sex and money, politics and public policy were once considered off-limit topics for social situations. Here are five tips for civil discourse on politics and public policy in social settings. Don’t use a dinner party or other social event as an opportunity to climb on a soap box and lecture your captive audience. Dinner parties and other social events can be enlivened by political discourse with family, friends, and colleagues.

5 Tips For An Admissions Interview

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor -an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver one the best MBA programs online, in the world. Applying to business schools takes significant time and effort; be sure that you are allocating your energies appropriately.

How To Advance Your Law Enforcement Career

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which provides an online Masters in Public Administration. Want to advance your law enforcement career ?

How To Balance Grad School With A Full-Time Job

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver one of the top online MBA programs in the world. As anyone with a full-time job knows, a 40-hour (or more) work week can be very demanding.

MPA Vs. MBA Programs: Which Is Right For You?

Career Realism

The mission of these organizations is to serve humanity and improve the social condition. In the end, MBA programs concentrate on the economic market while MPA programs are concerned with working towards social solutions. Because both a Master of Public Administration ( MPA ) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focus on organizational management, students who want to work in the public sector are sometimes unsure about which professional degree to choose.

Your Online Branding Strategy When Applying To Grad School

Career Realism

Social networking sites, like Facebook and Twitter, photo-sharing sites, like Flickr, and blogs maintained by graduate school applicants all have the potential to affect an admissions decision. Control Fortunately, social media users can control what they share publicly on the web with relative ease. These services go beyond simple Google searches and social media privacy settings to find information on the deep web that applicants might not even know is out there.

5 Hot Careers In Government Technology

Career Realism

Some roles and tasks you will be required to fulfill include: staying up to date on communication tools, social media, web applications, and software developments. It’s no secret that government jobs are some of the most coveted positions in the country. One of the biggest opportunities for job seekers in government is the growing need for technology professionals. Careers In Government Technology.

Is A Career In Public Service Law Right For You?

Career Realism

This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Logan Harper on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2U — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which provides an online MPA program , MPA@UNC. When most people think of a career in law, they may think of lawyers arguing in a courtroom and representing clients on a plethora of issues.